Got it from
who got it from me. since i did the thing 5 years ago i figured it'd be time for an update for bookkeeping purposes
1. List every single character you have.
2. Write a short description for each
3. Count them.
New characters (made since the last journal) will be underlined
*note: this list doesn't just include my ocs, but also characters that I designed/helped develop for collab projects
a story about people involved in the investigation of a parallel dimension that might or might not be connected to dreams (aka a series I need to work on and soon. you can start reading what little I have of it here)
Genre: surreal fantasy, mystery, drama, horror(?)
Melkline: The protagonist. Orphanage worker who recently lost his job and his sister when said orphanage burned down.
Sheep: adopted daughter of Windlock family. Child genius who helps out with investigations. Finds Mel in the wreckage of the orphanage, thus beginning the story.
Novel: little boy who’s really sick. Cleon’s son.
Cleon Windlock: scientist and philanthropist. a sponsor for the orphanage and current head of the Windlock family. Trying to find cure for his wife and son.
Morann: Cleon’s wife and Novel’s mother. Currently in a coma
Cecil: Windlock family’s butler and driver
Gwendoline: Windlock family’s maid/housekeeper. Grandmother figure of sorts. Very protective of the kids.
Gret: a butterfly
Aelita: Melkline’s childhood friend. Carries a golf bag and a harpoon, among other things. Works for Laurendale
“Laurendale”: Leader of an organization
Valarie: Laurendale’s devoted bodyguard and PR guy.
Athena: one of Laurendale’s agents.Dorian
: one of Laurendale's agents, has an adopted daughter named RueRue
: most innocent kid in the story probablyFril
: one of Laurendale's agents, likes to knitKettle
: a kitten with + pupils
Aelita’s dad: don’t have name for him. He’s dead but he’s pretty important to her backstory.
Ark: One of Cleon’s patients who is more willing to talk to Sheep. There's something about his eye...
Iskai: Half alive half ghost princess with a fondness for coffee and chairs. and time pieces
Iskai’s chair: totally a character
Moriarty: Iskai's dog
Amron: Iskai’s brother, might not be relevant to the plot.
Arenton Claheron: Iskai’s dad. The king
Beranthes: Iskai’s mom. The queen
: works for LindaEster and Morrow
: twins, work for Linda15
: a girl that looks like Is, wears a black overcoat and throws nails at people
Mu: Melkline’s little sister who does weird things. She supposedly died in the fire, but...count: 30
Not included: Ralph, who i kidnapped from Clock-workable
, various orphans
Dummied out: Zokian, Delphie
Makito Goes Outside:
about a boy who goes outside on his own for the first time. most likely to be an adventure game of some sort
genre: comedy, adventure, coming of age, fantasy
Makito: grumpy Japanese boy who likes videogames and is afraid of rain. He's been indoors for the most of his life.
Mouse: Greek kid who defies physics and carries around a suitcase of cats. He likes traveling.
Nora: girl from the North pole. she's raised by a dog and thus incapable of pronouncing anything that sounds like human language. might or might not be a wereshark
Dog: Nora’s adpotive mother, a rather large malamute dog.
Fumiko Kasanashi: Makito’s mom. a famous actress who got married recently
Makata and Makoto: twins, Makito's half siblings. they kinda creep him out
Mayonna—Mouse’s grandmother. likes cats. too much.
Alicealicealice: a witch who makes shooting stars by shooting stars (with guns). she collects them afterwards to use for her magic
Felix: a young vampire cursed to stay in an abandoned factory forever, eats rusty metal instead of blood so he doesn't starve to death.
Nigel: guardian angel with a slipper floating over his head. Apparently they ran out of halos. I forgot about him.
Josephine: witch who steals colors with a magical camera
BW: monochrome monster
Coret: god of mail and pigeons. she's a rock pigeon
Gregory: Coret's sentient flying house
Kino: Coret's boss, a librarian in charge of the interdimensional information database, he's an owl pigeonIrma
: forest witch in training. her grasp on magic is really bad.Treedad
: Irma's dad who needs a name. self-proclaimed forest guardian who swears to be 1/4 tree Pie Sugarplum
: (revamp of an old joke character) witch in training, fully embraces the magical girl side of being a witch in training. an apprentice of MayonnaTraffic cone girl
: witch in training, her power is over traffic. she wears a traffic cone as a hatTechnology witch
: needs a name. founded a sanctuary for robots who have become self-awareRobot brother 1
: has a radio for a head, wants to be a humanRobot brother 2
: also has a radioDisco Radio
: a pop singer and robot. looks humanPM04-37
: a robot caretaker for a young orphan girlPamelia
: said orphan girl, probably only 5 years old or youngerCount: 26
Not included: Linus, Acayo, Tore (hikaru-chan16
) Pippa, Hamlet (ashestoApples
) Octavius, Raven, Kaito, Casanova (MoonCrazed
Dummied out: Gwimmoh, Mr. Invisible, the star shooter
Emeralda and the Ensemble:
set in a world where music has been weaponized in the past and is no longer considered an art form.Emeralda: blind girl who composes music. Wants to remove the stigma associated with music and travels the world with her companions. She can play a variety of instruments but is best with cello
genre: steampunk, fantasy, adventure
Bracket: her seeing-eye cello/robot, a repurposed robot soldier from a past warHouston: Lost both of his legs in an accident so he has mechanical legs in their place, but still can’t walk because of nerve damage. Drives a piano vehicleShiloh: a mute humanoid thing born from soundwaves. Can’t talk but can manipulate sounds. Lemmav: A deaf mechanic who integrated a violin into his body so he can at least “hear” what he’s playing. He's also a princeHouston’s grandma: a mechanic who builds robots (and other machines) out of old musical instrumentsHouston’s grandpa: a former pianist who helps Houston’s grandma with the robotsKarin: woman with a missing arm. don’t know what instrument she plays yet. Probably something that only requires one hand ahaha…Lulu: haven’t given much thought to him yet. He plays some kind of horn.Emeralda’s dad: owner of a record company (in their world records are like compact disks or computer chips). He comes from a family of once-influential musicians (from before the war) and has been teaching his daughter about music in secret
*All new characters and stories beyond this point*
Bless You, Ripgenre: surreal, mystery, sci-fi, exploration/adventure, collab game project with GIRakaCHEEZER who also has a hand in developing these characters. Demo playable here.
Rip: a rabbit boy looking for his missing brother. He's physically strong and is rather quiet
Risa: a hopeless conspiracy theorist. likes video games and mystery novels and wants to be a vigilante detective. she also started a club with her group of friends
Chloe: a member of the club, is a painter and good friends with Jay
Jay: a member of the club, plays guitar and is sort of an older brother figure for Chloe
Luca: a member of the club, their parents are scientists and they're going down that path as well
Zip: Rip's brother, missing
???: a walking spoiler, been developing him recently. I don't think he'll ever be named.
side characters that prob wont make it into the game, some of them are dummied out bosses
-Nakia Benegal: school athelete that Risa idolizes
-Samuel: kinda shy and also wants to be a writer
-Fiona: wears fancy dresses and is kinda just there
-Franklin: Janus cat, has two faces as a birth defectCount: 11
(joke project with :girakacheezer: about lolita fashion, started as a touhou parody) I only designed Paula, Rosalie, and Kimomo. kinda want to draw the rest eventually. they all have ridiculous names and I'm proud of all of them
Paula Petticoat (goth lolita, bat)
Rosalie Ribbon (sweet lolita, rabbit)
Kimomo Pichi (wa lolita, japanese dwarf flying squirrel)
Bianca Lacefoot (shiro lolita, cat)
Noirica Lacefoot (kuro lolita, cat)
Lucy Tartana (punk lolita, red fox)
Sana Guinn (guro lolita, possom)
Amphora Nauticus (sailor lolita, seal)
Gala Bloomerdale (country lolita, horse)
Elizabeth Anderson (hime lolita, lion)
Moria Giru (mori girl, deer)Count: 11
Oneshot genre: exploration, adventure, puzzlecollab game with Mathewvq, you can play the current version here.
a full version/expanded story is in the works
Niko: Mat pitched the idea of the game to me and I designed the protagonist right away. Their design haven't changed much since
The prophet: a robot prophet
Silver: cyborg woman living by herself
Rowbot: a robot attached to a boat. he rows
Calamus: boy from a tribe of bird-themed people, lives in isolation with his sister
Alula: Calamus's little sister
To be revealed characters: Red, the Lamplighter, Cedric, Calvin
Not included: Mat's characters Maize, George, Kip, and himselfCount: 10
Northern lights girl: some kind of deity made of northern lights. She flies around on a giant bird.
Mayu: girl set out to avenge the death of her father. from a short game idea I had last year
Mei: a ghost
Ida: a kid with an eye mask who likes learning
Mimi: a cat from a 20s style cartoon that went off air, originally made for TechnicolorOCT
Titlecard: the title card from a 20s style cartoon who gained sentience
Compass: a train conductor. owns a train
Grim and Dark: a pair of spirits, guardians of their respective post-apocalyptic worldsCount: 9
... : o
thats like, twice the number of characters i had since the last time i did this